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A Closer Look at the BICE

A new report, “Everything You Wanted to Know About BICE But Were Afraid to Ask,” offers plan officials key insights on the requirements of the fiduciary rule and the best-interest contract exemption.

Navigating Through a Low-Fee World

“About 45% of households believe the financial advice they receive is free, or they are unsure whether they pay for financial advice, but there are several forces driving consumers’ attentiveness to fees,” according to a new study by Cerulli Associates.

Capital One Eliminates Commission-Based IRAs

As the implementation date for the Department of Labor (DOL)’s Conflict of Interest rule approaches, Capital One Investing will be moving away from commission-based products within its retirement-account services.

Edward Jones Maps Out Fiduciary Rule Response

The investment advisery firm Edward Jones says it will look to grandfather IRA relationships acquired before April 2017, while also instituting some fundamental changes to process and product to comply with the new fiduciary rule for ongoing and new relationships.

Who Will Pursue myRA Contracts?

Low balance limits and initial investment hurdles in the President’s “myRA” proposal will likely restrict the number of service providers bidding on related contracts with the Treasury.